Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, a Local Development Company, will be hosting a conference entitled “Tidier Towns – The Way Forward” on Wednesday February 12th from 9am to 4pm in the Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, Co Cork.

The aim of the conference is to motivate community groups around the country to improve their areas. It is hoped that the conference will inspire and invigorate the public, encouraging their involvement in the planning and aesthetics of their local community.

Speaking at the conference will be Ms Alison Harvey (Planning Officer, The Heritage Council), Mr Henk van der Kamp (Irish Planning Institute, President of European Council of Spatial Planners), Mr Simon Wall (Westport Town Architect) and Mr Diarmuid Gavin (Garden designer and television personality). As well as speaking individually throughout the day, these guests will come together to close out the event with a panel talk.  A wide variety of stallholders will be in attendance at the conference.

If you are interested in attending or would like to learn more please visit http://www.tidiertowns.com/.